Warcovers :: 1945 onwards

1945 onwards

Forces postal history, United Nations 

1945-9 Indonesian War of Independence   1948- Arab-Israeli   1956 Suez   1967 Arab-Israeli 6 day
1945-54 French Indo-China   1948-60 Malayan War of Independence   1959-74 Vietnam   1982 Falklands
1946-9 Greek Civil   1950-3 Korean   1965 Indo-Pakistan      



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1973 cover BRUNEI to GB. FPO 51 p/m. 'Berahas Camp, BFPO 605'

1973 'Forces Air Mail' cover from BRUNEI to GB with d/r. FPO 51 p/m. From 'Major P Bakmand, Royal Brunei Malay Regt., Berahas Camp, BFPO 605'. SE Asia. Ref: 308-137.

Price: £15.00
1972 POW cover GERMANY to 'Major Walter Reder, Gaeta, Italy' - Nazi War Criminal

1972 Prisoner of War cover from GERMANY to 'Major Walter Reder, Gaeta, Italy' - Nazi War Criminal with s/r. SALZBURG p/m. Reder was commander of the SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Regiment 36. This unit was given the task of anti-partisan warfare in Northern Italy and was largely responsible for the Marzabotto massacre. In 1948 he was extradited to Italy and tried by Italian military court in Bologna. In October 1951, Reder was sentenced to life imprisonment at Gaeta fortress prison. Ref: 308-060.

Price: £25.00
1971 cover INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force

1971 handmade 'Schedule' cover from INDIA with '793 TPT PL (GREF)' h/s. General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) form the parent cadre of the Border Roads Organisation. Indian Army. Ref: 303-008.

Price: £6.00
1970 circa. flimsy covers INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives. King Neptune

c.1970 flimsy covers with INDIAN FEUDATORY STATES adhesives showing King Neptune with Trident. Different colors. One with JALESWAR p/m. NB: Condition mixed. Ref: 313-024.

Price: £10.00
1968 Air Mail cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1040 p/m. 'RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'

1968 Air Mail cover from BAHRAIN to GB [4d. RATE] with d/r. FPO 1040 p/m. From 'C/T Wallace J, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf. Flap torn. Ref: 313-023.

Price: £25.00
1967 cover GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. JERUSALEM transit p/m

1967 cover from GB to Jorden. boxed SURCHARGE OWING h/s. and JERUSALEM transit p/m. to rear 6th. May 1967. 1 month prior to Third Arab–Israeli War - 5th. to 10th. June 1967. Ref: 305-053.

Price: £15.00
1966 'MILITARBREV' cover CYPRUS to Sweden. Svenska FN-Bat Cyperen p/m.

1966 (March) 'MILITARBREV' cover from CYPRUS to Sweden with s/r. Svenska FN-Bat Cyperen p/m. [The United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) was established to prevent a recurrence of fighting following intercommunal violence between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. To contribute to the maintenance and restoration of law and order and to facilitate a return to normal conditions] Ref: 307-021.

Price: £12.00
1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover GERMANY to GB. FPO 972 p/m. '1 DERR, BFPO 29'

1966 'Forces Air Mail' cover from GERMANY to GB with d/r. FPO 972 p/m. From 'Cpl. G. Hunt, HQ Coy, Reece Pln., 1 DERR, BFPO 29'. MINDEN. [DERR: Division of Emergency and Remedial Response] Ref: 314-034.

Price: £4.00
1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover + letter BAHRAIN to GB. d/r. FPO 234 p/m

1965 (March) 'Forces Air Mail' cover and letter from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 234 p/m. From 'Cpl. BH Beal, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Also 1965 (March) cover and letter to him in Bahrain. NB: Flap damaged. Ref: 314-066.

Price: £20.00
1965 'Air Mail' cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1019 p/m. 'RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'.

1965 'Air Mail' cover from Bahrain to GB with d/r. FPO 1019 p/m. From 'Flt. Lt. DJ Bentley, RAF Muharraq, BFPO 63'. Persian Gulf'. Ref: 314-050.

Price: £25.00
1964-66 cover North BORNEO to Australia. 'Royal Artillery, BFPO 663'

1964-66 Forces Air Mail cover from North BORNEO to Australia. 10 cents adhesive with 'SABAH' o/p. No postmark. From 'Gnr. Cutts PH, Survey Troop, 22 Loc Bty, 4Lt Regiment Royal Artillery, BFPO 663'. [TAWAU] Ref: 314-093 .

Price: £10.00
1964 'Forces Air Letters' CYPRUS to GB. FPO 164 p/m. MARITIME MAIL m/c.

1964 'Forces Air Letters' from CYPRUS to GB with d/r. FPO 164 p/m. and MARITIME MAIL m/c. From 'c/o Postal Agency, Episkopi Village'. Ref: 310-055.

Price: £8.00
1963 OHMS cover LIBYA to GB. FPO 86 p/m. RAF El Adem, BFPO 56

1963 Air Mail OHMS cover from LIBYA to GB with s/r. FPO 86 p/m. and RAF El Adem, BFPO 56 h/s. Guerrilla War. Ref: 308-123.

Price: £9.00
1963 cover GB to 'BFPO 63' redirected with FPO 1057 p/m. Bahrain

1963 (Oct) Air Mail cover from GB to 'BFPO 63' and redirected back to 'RAF Leconfield, Yorks' with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. to rear. BAHRAIN, Persian Gulf. Ref: 315-150.

Price: £15.00
1963 Air Mail cover ADEN to GB. FPO 1048 p/m. 'Royal Scots Greys, BFPO 1'

1963 (Nov) Air Mail cover from ADEN to GB with d/r. FPO 1048 p/m. From 'Sgt. Kirby, 'C' Sqn., Royal Scots Greys, BFPO 1'. The Scots Greys were deployed to help with the Aden Emergency. The regiment remained in Aden until 1963, helping to guard the border with Yemen [Aden Emergency: 14 Oct. 1963 – 30 Nov. 1967] Ref: 312-085.

Price: £9.00
1963 (Dec) OHMS cover BAHRAIN to GB. FPO 1057 p/m.

1963 (Dec) OHMS cover from BAHRAIN to 'Royal Air Force, Hospital, Ely, Cambs' with d/r. FPO 1057 p/m. and CERTIFIED OFFICIAL h/s. Persian Gulf. Ref: 315-149.

Price: £12.00
1962 cover CANADA to GB. FPO 1035 p/m. '1st. Bn. RWF, BFPO 620, Canada'

1962 'Forces Air Mail' cover from CANADA to GB with d/r. FPO 1035 p/m. From 'Fus. Cowdrey K, 1st. Bn. RWF, BFPO 620, Canada'. Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Typed notes incl. regarding BFPO 620: 'Exercise "Pondjump 11", Camp Wainwright, Alberta, Canada'. Ref: 313-081.

Price: £9.00
1962 'Forces Air Mail' PPC ADEN to GB. FPO 1056 p/m. 'RAF Khormaksar, BFPO 69'

1962 'Forces Air Mail' PPC from ADEN to GB with d/r. FPO 1056 p/m. From 'J/T Ford-Brown R.H, RAF Khormaksar, BFPO 69'. Ref: 310-047.

Price: £15.00
1961 UNEF AIR LETTER. United Nations CONGO to Sweden

1961 (Oct) UNEF AIR LETTER from the CONGO to Sweden with s/r. ORGANISATION DES NATIONS UNIES p/m. From 'Swed BN ONUC, Leopoldville'. [Opération des Nations Unies au Congo] Africa. Ref: 314-125.

Price: £15.00
1961 circa. 'US Savings Bonds' l/s. USA to APO 925, US Forces. JAPAN TAXE PERCUE h/s.

c.1961 'US Savings Bonds' l/s. from USA to APO 925, US Forces with s/r. BUREAU DE POSTES / TOKYO JAPAN / TAXE PERCUE h/s. Ref: 315-104.

Price: £6.00